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People

Total Population 101
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 15.8%
Employed Population 16+ 43
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 75%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.3%
Median Earnings25+ $51,250
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,250

Wealth

Median Family Income $78,750
% Above Poverty Level 86.1%
% Below Poverty Level 13.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,146
Median House Value $95,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.9%
US/American 0%
English 9.9%
Irish 12.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Dorchester Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles N of McKinney, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 51 miles N of Dallas, Texas
County Grayson
Metro Area Sherman - Denison
Standard Zip Codes 75459
Phone Area Codes 903
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.53
Longitude -96.689

Dorchester Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SHERMAN
Distance 12.2 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 51 F
Apr Temp 52 to 73 F
Jul Temp 73 to 93 F
Oct Temp 54 to 75 F
Annual Precip 42 inches
Station DENISON DAM
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 50 to 73 F
Jul Temp 72 to 94 F
Oct Temp 53 to 76 F
Annual Precip 41 inches
Station MC KINNEY 3 S
Distance 25.5 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 51 to 73 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 53 to 76 F
Annual Precip 41 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Gunter 1,441 $71,250
Howe 2,635 $52,054

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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